LINC invites applications for the position of
LB Women’s Community Development Worker
(Part time) This is a fixed term post up until 31st Dec 2021
LINC is an NGO based in Cork city, whose aim is to Improve the quality of life, health and well-being of all women who identify as lesbian or bisexual in Ireland. Established in 1999, LINC is a community organisation rooted in community development practice and principles which provides support and resource services to L&B (lesbian and bisexual) women and their families in Cork city and county and to L&B women in other parts of the country who do not have access to direct services.
The Community Development Worker will work from the perspective of community development principles and will be expected to work in an outreach capacity in the Waterford area.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
• An understanding of, and affinity with, the issues facing lesbian and bisexual women and their families and an awareness of the lesbian and bisexual women’s community
• At least 3 years’ paid experience working in a community development capacity and a recognised and relevant third level qualification relevant to the job description for this position e.g. Community Work/Community Development/Community Health/Youth and Community Work/Health Promotion
• Working knowledge of and commitment to the underlying principles of voluntary/community sector working with marginalised groups.
• Experience organising and facilitating meetings, negotiating, and working with others to address issues and challenges identified
• Experience of programme planning, implementation, review and evaluation.
• Excellent report writing skills
• Knowledge and experience of facilitation, training and organisational development in the community and voluntary sector
• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
• Experience of developing and working in a variety of partnerships and networks
• Good computer literacy including social media
• Ability to source funding streams and complete funding applications
• Commitment to social inclusion principles and practice
• Fluency in English
• Ability to self manage and work on own initiative and be an excellent team player
• Current driving license and own transport
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For a detailed job description and application form please contact:
CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12th February 2021 @ 5pm.
Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the information supplied in the application form and on the requirements of the post.
This is a fixed term post up until 31st Dec 2021
The Post is funded by Dept. of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth